REGIONAL BIZ: $1M investment
Central Packaging and Crating, Inc. expanding
operations in Greenwood County
Company investing nearly $1 million in expansion
COLUMBIA – Central Packaging and Crating, Inc., a manufacturer of wooden heat-treated pallets, is expanding its operations in Greenwood County. The expansion will result in a new capital investment of almost $1 million.
Launched in 1998, Central Packaging and Crating is one of the largest wooden pallet manufacturers in South Carolina by volume. In an effort to meet increased customer demand, the company is investing in new in-house machinery at its Greenwood County facility such as upgraded automated nailers and gang saws. Once installed, the facility will be capable of producing up to 250 pallets per hour and almost 3,000 pallets per day.
Located at 102 Joe Bernat Drive, in the company’s Greenwood operations consist of four buildings across seven acres. For more information on the Central Packaging and Crating, Inc., contact Kevin Neuman at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 864-229-5699.
“Our business has experienced tremendous growth and we look forward to supporting the Greenwood community for years to come.” –Central Packaging and Crating President Kevin Neuman
“Companies in every industry are recognizing that South Carolina is the perfect place to be doing business, and Central Packaging and Crating’s decision to invest almost $1 million in their Greenwood facility is further evidence of that. We couldn’t be more excited to congratulate this great company for the success it has found here, and we look forward to seeing them continue to grow in the years to come.” –Gov. Nikki Haley
“Today, we celebrate another success story for a company headquartered right here in South Carolina. I congratulate Central Packaging and Crating for all that they’ve achieved in the Greenwood community.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“We extend our congratulations to Central Packaging and Crating for their expansion in Greenwood County. We are thankful they have chosen to continue their growth in our community and wish them future success.” –Greenwood County Council Chairman Steve Brown
“We take pride in the success of our existing industry and the fact that Greenwood County is a great place to do business. We stand ready to assist Central Packaging and Crating with any future support they may need.” –Greenwood Partnership Alliance Chairman Jim Medford
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